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Tools, trends, and key concepts in sharing research online
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Tweetable abstracts

Tweetable abstracts | Social Media for Science | Scoop.it
Methods has recently introduced a new submission requirement on page 1 of the ScholarOne submissions website, called a “Tweetable abstract”. This box should ideally contain the article&...
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Scholars debate etiquette of live-tweeting academic conferences | Inside Higher Ed

Scholars debate etiquette of live-tweeting academic conferences | Inside Higher Ed | Social Media for Science | Scoop.it
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Social media is more than simply a marketing tool for academic research

Social media is more than simply a marketing tool for academic research | Social Media for Science | Scoop.it
Online platforms such as Twitter and Pinterest can inform every step of the research process, says Amanda Alampi, enabling academics to become lifelong students...
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Readership of papers vs. blog posts

Readership of papers vs. blog posts | Social Media for Science | Scoop.it
I had a conversation with a senior colleague recently who doesn’t really read blogs, though he said he did look in on the Oikos Blog occasionally. He was very surprised when I told him how la...
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“But who is going to read 12,000 tweets?!” How researchers can collect and share relevant social media content at conferences | Impact of Social Sciences

“But who is going to read 12,000 tweets?!” How researchers can collect and share relevant social media content at conferences | Impact of Social Sciences | Social Media for Science | Scoop.it

Using social media to communicate at conferences allows more space and time for attendees to join discussions and network. But are these conversational tweets of any use once the drinks reception begins? Nicole Beale and Lisa Harris hope that archiving and visualizing the data will spark new research routes.

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historypunk: 8 reasons why online reputation building can give academics a competitive advantage

historypunk: 8 reasons why online reputation building can give academics a competitive advantage | Social Media for Science | Scoop.it
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Rumor Has It: Higgs Buzz Sparks Twitter Trend : Discovery News

Rumor Has It: Higgs Buzz Sparks Twitter Trend : Discovery News | Social Media for Science | Scoop.it
Just before 3 p.m. on Wednesday, June 20, 2012, the elusive Higgs boson made science history: it topped the list of trending Twitter topics.
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Soapbox Science: Reaching Out: So You Want To Communicate Science Online: The Flowchart : Soapbox Science

Soapbox Science: Reaching Out: So You Want To Communicate Science Online: The Flowchart : Soapbox Science | Social Media for Science | Scoop.it
Science Online New York (SoNYC) encourages audience participation in the discussion of how science is carried out and communicated online.
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The History of Twitter (Graphic)

The History of Twitter (Graphic) | Social Media for Science | Scoop.it
topcultured.com - When Jack Dorsey proposed to his cohorts at Odeo that they should create an internal messaging system that could be viewed and contributed to at any time by any user, it opened the door to open communication within a group.
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My Nature.com Article - Appendix - Pinterest Tips for Science Writers

My Nature.com Article - Appendix - Pinterest Tips for Science Writers | Social Media for Science | Scoop.it
This board is being curated to supplement my article about how Pinterest might help science bloggers, science journalists, citizen scientists, science communicators, science educators and science enthusiasts.
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Does Social Media Marketing Really Work? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Does Social Media Marketing Really Work? [INFOGRAPHIC] | Social Media for Science | Scoop.it
Does social media marketing really work? This infographic shows just how much faith marketers put in platforms like Twitter and Facebook.
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Who gives a tweet? After 24 hours and 860 downloads, we think quite a few actually do | Impact of Social Sciences

Who gives a tweet? After 24 hours and 860 downloads, we think quite a few actually do | Impact of Social Sciences | Social Media for Science | Scoop.it

Students, early career researchers and established academics may all ponder about how many interviews will be enough when designing their research projects. Sarah Elsie Baker from Middlesex University and Rosalind Edwards from NCRM decided to tackle this subject and produced a paper ‘How many qualitative interviews is enough?’ as part of the NCRM Methods Review series. We hoped that the paper would be popular, but were surprised to observe just how well it took off on Twitter.

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Why Scientists and Engineers Should Use New Media to Communicate to the Public

Why Scientists and Engineers Should Use New Media to Communicate to the Public | Social Media for Science | Scoop.it
University biology faculty lecturer (and former fashion model) shares her love of science with the public. She shares science book reviews & explains science using everyday objects in video format.
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Is Online Communication an Asset or Liability in Sustaining the Human Journey

Is Online Communication an Asset or Liability in Sustaining the Human Journey | Social Media for Science | Scoop.it
An examination of the role of new communication methods in charting a sustainable path for humans on a finite planet.
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Why Social Media Should Be More Social

Why Social Media Should Be More Social | Social Media for Science | Scoop.it
Professor Patrick Clarkin of UMass-Boston guest blogs on how he uses social media for research, professional networking, and engaging with a wider audience through blogging.
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No Comment? | EveryONE

No Comment? | EveryONE | Social Media for Science | Scoop.it

Why is it that comment forums provided by online scholarly journals for post-publication review are so consistently underutilized, even though online forums concerning countless subjects, from culture to politics, are booming? Explanations for this deafening silence in journal comment forums are complex, and reviewed here and here.

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No, the web is not driving us mad

No, the web is not driving us mad | Social Media for Science | Scoop.it
Oh Newsweek, what have you done. The cover story in the latest edition is an embarrasing look at non-research that certainly doesn’t suggest that the internet is causing “extreme forms ...
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Science Blogs – definition, and a history | A Blog Around The Clock, Scientific American Blog Network

Science Blogs – definition, and a history | A Blog Around The Clock, Scientific American Blog Network | Social Media for Science | Scoop.it
I have been asked recently to write an article, somewhat along the lines of this one but longer, and with a somewhat different angle, asking a ...
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How Twitter Changed My Life

How Twitter Changed My Life | Social Media for Science | Scoop.it
I joke with people all the time that I work Twitter as if it were a job. But that is what it takes.
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A new paradigm of knowledge? How the Web transforms our comprehension of knowledge and the way of academic research - videolectures.net

A new paradigm of knowledge? How the Web transforms our comprehension of knowledge and the way of academic research - videolectures.net | Social Media for Science | Scoop.it
Digitalization and virtual network technologies change not only the way we communicate, get informed and entertain ourselves - they also have modified the conditions under which this is done as well as the standards that are applied to these...
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Dear conference organiser

Dear conference organiser… | Social Media for Science | Scoop.it
Like all of you I'm sure, I receive an almost constant stream of invitations to academic events and conferences by email.I rely on mailing lists to keep me informed about what is happening, but lat...
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Facebook vs. Twitter

Facebook vs. Twitter | Social Media for Science | Scoop.it
In the world of social networks, Facebook and Twitter can be compared to the old children's story "The Tortoise and the Hare." But this race is not judged by speed but by the long-term relationship with users and their privacy.
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